Mr Stink

Mr Stink

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The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children from David Walliams, number one bestseller and fastest growing children's author in the country - beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake.


"Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well..."


It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed.


Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye... or the nose.
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Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 20mm | 250g
  • HarperCollins
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 30 b/w illus
  • 000727906X
  • 9780007279067
  • 1,758

Review Text

The second original, touching, twisted, and most of all hilarious novel for children by David Walliams -- beautifully illustrated by Quentin Blake. "Mr Stink stank. He also stunk. And if it was correct English to say he stinked, then he stinked as well!" It all starts when Chloe makes friends with Mr Stink, the local tramp. Yes, he smells a bit. But when it looks like he might be driven out of town, Chloe decides to hide him in the garden shed. Now Chloe's got to make sure no one finds out her secret. And speaking of secrets, there just might be more to Mr Stink than meets the eye! or the nose.
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Review quote

"A pleasure to read. A beguilingly funny, original and thought-provoking tale... hilarious" Amanda Craig, The Times


"The story is an inventive joy." - The Daily Telegraph


"a delight from start to finish... a new Roald Dahl" - The Times
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About David Walliams

David Walliams has revolutionised reading for children and become one of the most influential children's writers today. Since the publication of his ground-breaking first novel, The Boy in the Dress (2008), Walliams has seen unprecedented growth with global sales exceeding 40 million copies, and his books translated into 53 languages.


Quentin Blake taught at the Royal College of Art, where he was Head of the Illustration Department before becoming a full time illustrator. He has collaborated with writers such as Russell Hoban, John Yeoman, and most famously Roald Dahl. He has also illustrated classic books for adults and created much-loved characters of his own such as Mr Magnolia and Mrs Armitage. He also curates exhibitions and is a Patron of the Campaign for Drawing.
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Rating details

11,800 ratings
4.22 out of 5 stars
5 49% (5,757)
4 31% (3,666)
3 15% (1,775)
2 4% (429)
1 1% (173)
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